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  • General Science of Tungsten and Tungsten Crucible

    Tungsten element Tungsten is a metal which was first identified as a new element in the year 1781 and was identified as an isolated element in 1783. This is quite rare on the earth and has a hard property. It is also referred to as wolfram denoted as chemical symbol W. With atomic number 74, ...


  • Global And China Quartz Crucible Industry 2013

    This is a professional and depth research report on Global and China Quartz Crucible industry(http://www.onlineresearchreports.com/report/global-and-china-quartz-crucible-industry-2013-deep-research-report.htm). This report has firstly introduced Quartz ...


  • ASTM E785 - 81(2011) Standard Specification for Crucibles, Ignition, Laboratory, Metal

    This specification covers two types of metal ignition crucibles, nickel or platinum, complete with covers, for laboratory use. Two types of crucibles shall be classified according to their capacities: Type I is nickel with capacities of 100 mL and 250 mL and Type II is platinum with capacity of 20 mL. Type I are crucibles and covers which shall be made ...


    By ASTM International

  • Three Main Types of Molybdenum Products You Can Buy

    There are only a few metals that can take the place of molybdenum metal. It is among the strongest metals in hot environments. Moly retains its shape in high temperature environs and at a room temperature. It does not corrode, making it very desirable for countless industrial projects. To make it even more useful to people, molybdenum is chipped and shaped in different shapes. The following are 3 ...


  • First Solar Recognizes Top Suppliers with 2012 Achievement Awards

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) yesterday honored its premier suppliers at the company's second annual Supplier Recognition Day, held on Nov. 13 in Phoenix, Ariz. Approximately 160 of First Solar's top suppliers attended the event, five of whom were honored with the company's NOVA award for outstanding performance in 2012. First Solar estimates that its business supports approximately 33,000 ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Excellent Results with New METTLER TOLEDO DSC 3 and TGA 2 for Simple and Routine Analysis

    METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce two new products to the Thermal Analysis Excellence portfolio, the DSC 3 and TGA 2, for routine analysis. The new DSC 3 uses a robust and versatile DSC sensor with 56 thermocouples to guarantee outstanding resolution and sensitivity, while the TGA 2 provides trustworthy thermogravimetric results from a METTLER TOLEDO balance. Unmatched DSC ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Free platinum cone refurbishing or recycling

    Since the introduction of our popular refurbishing program back in 1996, Spectron has doubled or tripled the lifetime of thousands of platinum sample and skimmer cones. Send us your used and damaged cones and we will refurbish them for free. Upon receipt, we will inspect your cones to determine if they can be reconditioned to manufacturer’s specifications. Because of the different cone designs ...


    By Spectron, Inc.

  • ASTM D4469 - 11 Standard Practice for Calculating Percent Asphalt Absorption by the Aggregate in an Asphalt Pavement Mixture

    The amount of asphalt absorbed by the aggregate contributes little or nothing to the durability of an asphalt pavement in service other than possibly providing greater resistance to stripping in the presence of water. Percent asphalt absorption can be an indicator of changes that may occur in plant mix production during construction. The calculated percent ...


    By ASTM International

  • How Optical Methods Combined with Thermal Analysis Provide Materials and Process Insight

    Thermal optics provide insight into effects found in differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) curves that cannot be easily explained. On April 28th, 2016, METTLER TOLEDO experts will discuss three primary thermal optic methods that can enhance your analysis and answer your most pressing product and application questions live. METTLER TOLEDO is proud to present a new, live ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • How green will my valley be?

    British Gas and the Government of Wales have announced that the UK’s first dedicated Green Skills Training Centre will be opened in Tredegar in the South Wales Valleys later this year. The Green Skills Centre will train over 1,300 people each year and will include specialist provision to enable local, long term unemployed, people to find work in the emerging green economies.  British Gas ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ASTM A436 - 84(2011) standard specification for austenitic gray iron castings

    This specification covers austenitic gray iron castings that are used primarily for their resistance to heat, corrosion, and wear. The types of castings covered here are: Type 1, Type 1b, Type 2, Type 2b, Type 3, Type 4, Type 5, and Type 6. The materials shall be manufactured by melting in any furnace that produces castings which includes cupolas, air furnaces, electric furnaces, crucible ...


    By ASTM International

  • H.C. Starck - Molybdenum Sputtering Targets and Silicon Nitride Powders for the Photovoltaic Industry - PVSEC 2011

        As a world leader in vertically integrated manufacturing of molybdenum sputtering targets for back contacts in CIGS and CdTe solar modules, H.C. Starck is proud to be a sponsor of the Welcome Reception as well as exhibitor at this year's 26thEuropean PV Solar Energy Exhibition, ...


    By H.C. Starck Ceramics GmbH

  • Use of mercury in gold mining stirs controversy in Brazil

    Scientists in Brazil have expressed concern that new regulations in the country's Amazonas state continue to permit the use of mercury in gold mining, and have put forward what they say are more environmentally-friendly alternatives. Mercury is used mainly in small-scale 'artisanal' mining, using amalgamation processes that extract gold from other minerals by binding it to the mercury, and then ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • American water summit gears up to tackle the USA`s water industry crisis

    As chronic drought conditions turn critical across the US, water leaders must urgently create solutions to the twin bugbears of water scarcity and funding shortages. Global Water Intelligence and American Water Intelligence are providing the crucible; leaders and experts from all sectors meet next month at the American Water Summit to search for answers and determine a way forward. Hosted by ...

  • Finding New Offshore Regulator Difficult, Bromwich Tells Platts Energy Podium

    Federal regulators have had some difficulty attracting candidates for the job of enforcing safety and environmental rules on offshore oil and gas drillers, Michael Bromwich, director of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), said Tuesday. Bromwich has agreed to remain as head of the new U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental ...


    By Platts

  • More than meets the eye: New blue light nanocrystals

    Berkeley Lab researchers have produced non-toxic magnesium oxide nanocrystals that efficiently emit blue light and could also play a role in long-term storage of carbon dioxide, a potential means of tempering the effects of global warming. In its bulk form, magnesium oxide is a cheap, white mineral used in applications ranging from insulating cables and crucibles to preventing sweaty-palmed rock ...

  • Sovello Announces Industry-Leading Warranty Based on Nearly Zero Cell Degradation

    Sovello introduces a new performance warranty for its solar modules highlighting its leading technology in using solar cells with nearly zero light-induced degradation and asserting its exceptional quality. The warranty now provides a linear performance guarantee with a starting point of 99 % of the minimum rated power for the first year of operation and, thereafter, an ...


  • New DSC Method to Check Quality of Soldering

    In electronics, soldering is the most frequently used bonding technology to connect two metal surfaces. The method presented here shows how differential scanning calorimetry can be used to analyze the formation of intermetallic layers. The soldering process itself has been known for more than 5000 years. In electronics, soldering is the most frequently used bonding technology employed to connect ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • 2012 Deep Research Report on Cost and Price of China Solar Polysilicon Ingot Wafer Cell Module

    2012 Deep Research Report on Cost and Price of China Solar Polysilicon Ingot Wafer Cell Module is a professional Cost and price Profit deep research report on solar polysilicon ingot wafer cell module industry.The report first introduces solar polysilicon ingot wafer cell module industry chain structure. It also covers solar polysilicon ingot wafer cell module manufacturing process and equipment; ...


  • Reinventing copper extraction with electricity

    Original story at MIT News Copper is so valuable that its theft from worksites and power substations has become a national problem. Replacing the lost copper with new metal produced by the traditional method of cooking copper sulfide ores requires a multistep process to extract the copper and produces troublesome ...

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